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2021 Honda Accord vs. 2022 Subaru Legacy Review

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2021 Honda
Accord

MSRP*: $24,970 to $36,900
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2022 Subaru
Legacy

MSRP*: $22,995 to $36,195
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Invoice* $23,807 to $34,017 $21,715 to $33,799
MPG - City 22 - 30 MPG 24 - 27 MPG
MPG - Hwy 32 - 38 MPG 32 - 35 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 16.7 ft3 15.1 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Horizontal
Transmission Auto Manual, Continuously Variable Auto Manual
Drivetrain Front-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 192 - 252 hp 182 - 260 hp
Exterior Length 196.1 in 190.6 in
Exterior Width 73.3 in 72.4 in
Leg Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 40.4 in
Front 42.8 in
Rear 39.5 in
Head Room Front 37.5 - 39.5 in
Rear 37.2 - 37.3 in
Front 37.3 - 39.4 in
Rear 37.2 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Honda Accord offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Subaru Legacy. The Subaru Legacy will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Accord.

Convenience
The Subaru Legacy requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Honda Accord, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Honda Accord is somewhat more expensive than the Subaru Legacy. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Accord and the Subaru Legacy have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Honda Accord is a little wider than the Subaru Legacy, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Honda Accord, which is slightly longer than the Subaru Legacy.

Handling
The Honda Accord has a larger turning radius than the Subaru Legacy, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Accord is somewhat more powerful than the Subaru Legacy.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Honda Accord transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Subaru Legacy.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Accord and the Subaru Legacy. The Honda Accord has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Subaru Legacy.

Warranty
The Honda Accord comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Legacy.